Wenig Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a small or insignificant man, from, Middle High German wenic ‘puny’, German wenig ‘little’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Feig, Koenig, Selig, Wein, Weis, Henig, Geng, Weil, Hoenig, Seng

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Wenig Family Origin

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Wenig Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Barber

    8%
  • Butcher

    8%
  • Farming

    8%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wenig family was Farming. Farmer, Barber and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wenig. The most common Wenig occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Wenig's were Farmers.

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Wenig Historical Records

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Wenig Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Wenig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Wenig in 1940 was 48, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wenig

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